A North Kerry bachelor farmer convicted of the manslaughter of a 73-year-old neighbour by driving the pronged forks of an agricultural teleporter into his car in a row over a loud crow-banger had his five-year jail term replaced with a sentence of nine years in jail today.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
The High Court gave permission for a mobile home belonging to Derek 'Dee Dee' O'Driscoll to be sold off and for four bank accounts containing more than €250,000 to be taken over by the liquidator.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
Former Minister for Justice Senator Michael McDowell has called on the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy to investigate any role played by his department in the payment of “protection money” on social housing building sites.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Ray Managh Pamela Flood, her husband Ronan Ryan, and their four children were still at risk this weekend of being put on the street by the Dublin City Sheriff after a High Court judge refused to grant them a stay against a vulture fund’s legal permission to execute a repossession order against their home.
Fri, 16 Aug, 2019
The parents of a man beaten to death by a neighbour who was undergoing a psychotic episode have told the Central Criminal Court that it is "unacceptable" that someone so dangerous and known to mental health services was living just a few doors from their "defenceless" son.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
Prosecutors have been given a date in December to argue that the five-year jail term given to Kerry farmer Michael Ferris, who drove the prongs of a teleporter into his neighbour after a decades-long row about a noisy bird-scarer, was “unduly lenient”.
Mon, 27 May, 2019
One of the two men who denies murder at a filling station in Fermoy said he was in no fight but intervened when his friend was being attacked and admitted hitting one of the men with a ‘stick’ once in the lower back and once in the shoulder.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
A friend of the man found dead at the Amber station in Fermoy testified at a murder trial today that when they had metal bars in their hands the deceased said they would show two haulage drivers who were “the real Polish”.
Wed, 01 May, 2019
Paramedics who arrived to the scene of a 40-year-old Eastern European man lying on his back at a Fermoy filling station gave up on their attempts to resuscitate him and reported their impressions to gardaí that it was a suspicious death.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Two Polish road hauliers who were working in Ireland were put on trial today on the charge of murdering another Eastern European man at a filling station in Fermoy, Co. Cork, over two years ago.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
A man stabbed 28 times before escaping from the boot of a car that was pushed into a canal near the Battle of the Boyne site, has told a Central Criminal Court jury that he thought he was going to die.
Thu, 14 Feb, 2019
Monies seized by CAB from firms linked to associates of Republican Thomas 'Slab' Murphy following an investigation into "an elaborate fuel-laundering scheme" are the proceeds of crime, the High Court has ruled.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
The board of management of a South Dublin secondary school were "kept in the dark" about plans by the Christian Brothers to sell part of its playing grounds to builders for €18m, the High Court has heard.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Judgement has been reserved at the High Court in the State's application to dismiss a damages claim brought by Peter Pringle, who served almost 15 years in prison before his 1980 conviction for the murder of two gardaí was overturned as unsafe and unsatisfactory.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
The State has asked the High Court to dismiss a damages claim brought by Peter Pringle over his conviction and the almost 15 years he spent in prison before his conviction for the murder of two gardaí was quashed.
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018
The High Court has been asked to approve legal aid to six individuals who want to oppose claims by CAB that certain assets seized by the Bureau as part of its investigation into the Kinahan crime cartel are the proceeds of crime.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
A Cheltenham-winning horse at the centre of a proceeds of crime assets seizure is no longer in the same condition as it had been due to the "vagaries of of the sport", the High Court has heard.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
A 32-year-old man who stabbed his retired psychiatrist mother to death with a kitchen knife before attacking his sister and a passer-by, has been found not guilty of murder and assault by reason of insanity.
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016